Entries from November 2010

Phoenix Suns Notes: Life without Amare by the numbers

November 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Some quick links, stats and fun in advance of Wednesday’s rematch of the ’93 Finals…. Ian Levy over at Hickory-High conducted an in-depth analysis of how Amare and Nash have fared without each other individually as well as how the Suns are coping without STAT as a team. It’s well worth the read, but to […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

Phoenix Suns 123, Houston Rockets 116 — What a difference Nash makes

November 23rd, 2010 · 12 Comments

Steve Nash won his first MVP award in large part because of how bad an otherwise spectacular Suns team was in his absence during the 2004-05 season. Although I doubt Nash will ever be known as “Three Time,” the contrast between Saturday’s ugly loss in Charlotte and tonight’s pretty (offensively at least) 123-116 win over […]

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Tags: Defense · Hedo Turkoglu · Houston Rockets · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns Recap · Rebounding · Steve Nash

Preview: Phoenix Suns (6-7) at Houston Rockets (3-9)

November 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Suns 123, Rockets 116 Just when it looked like the Suns were gaining some momentum after big wins over the Lakers and Nuggets, everything seemed to go south. First it was Robin Lopez, who was ruled out for “several weeks” with a sprained knee. Though he had been struggling, Lopez’s defensive presence and size can’t […]

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Tags: Houston Rockets · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Earl Clark video breakdown

November 21st, 2010 · 7 Comments

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Tags: Earl Clark · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Charlotte Bobcats 123, Phoenix Suns 105 — Invisible defense

November 20th, 2010 · 11 Comments

Tied at 58 apiece with nine minutes remaining in the third quarter, the injury-depleted  Suns were hanging tough with a Bobcat team that swept them last season. From that point, however, it was all Charlotte as the home team went on a 25-8 run to blow out the Suns, 123-105, scoring on its next 11 possessions. The backbreaking […]

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Tags: Charlotte Bobcats · Defense · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Phoenix Suns (6-6) at Charlotte Bobcats (4-8)

November 20th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Bobcats 123, Suns 105 To say it’s been an up and down week for the Phoenix Suns would be an understatement. One game they’re drilling a franchise-record 22 triples in a win over the Lakers, then following it up with a gutsy win against the Nuggets. But when competition ramped up and legs got tired, […]

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Tags: Charlotte Bobcats · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview